Lib Dems overtake Labour in latest poll

by danielbarker on 20 September, 2019

Taken from a METRO report by Gus Carter, Thursday 19 Sep 2019 6:19 pm The Liberal Democrats have pushed the Labour Party into third place following their party conference, according to a key poll. Research by YouGov puts the party on 23 per cent in the polls ahead of Labour who are on just 21 […]

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Lamb challenges universities on mental health

by danielbarker on 20 September, 2019

By Hannah Richardson, BBC News education and social affairs reporter Universities should be bound by law to meet the mental health needs of their students, an ex-(LibDem) health minister says. Information gathered by Sir Norman Lamb’s office reveals a “complex and fragmented” picture of mental health provision across UK universities. Many of the 110 universities […]

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Bus journeys fall by more than 300 million in five years

by danielbarker on 19 September, 2019

An LGA Report “The continuing decline in bus journeys emphasises the need to protect bus services and for councils to be able to invest in funding subsidised routes.”Transport  Bus journeys have plummeted by more than 300 million in just five years, falling to their lowest level in over a decade, according to latest figures, as […]

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Motion on Climate Change

by danielbarker on 19 September, 2019

At Monday night’s Full Council Meeting, Walsall Liberal Democrat councillors voted for the following motion which was duly approved: This Council recognises that: Climate Change is having a marked impact on the lives of the people of Walsall and of the world. The impact of Climate Change is a real threat to the future of […]

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Time to get tough on the causes of Brexit

by danielbarker on 17 September, 2019

Published on Liberal Democrat Voice by Chris Bowers | Sat 14th September 2019 – 9:37 am The Liberal Democrats have been the proud standard-bearers of the rearguard action from the 2016 EU referendum. That Britain is still in the EU, and we as a party are enjoying a revival from the drubbing of 2015, are direct results […]

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Walsall Works Roadshow – Moxley

by danielbarker on 16 September, 2019

Jobs & Careers Event. Date: Thursday 3rd October Time:  9.00am –  1.00pm Venue:  Moxley People’s Centre, 3 Queen Street, Wednesbury, WS108TA There will be over 20 exhibitors who are keen to sign local people into training & job opportunities.  Information on benefits, volunteering & local initiatives will also be available. We are especially keen to […]

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Notice of roadworks in Short Heath

by danielbarker on 16 September, 2019

I have received the following advanced information about roadworks affecting Farbrook Way, (between the junctions of Perry Hall Drive and Edinburgh Drive). Repairs will be carried out on a manhole cover and frame on Wednesday 18 September between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm. The work is being done by Amey on behalf of Severn Trent […]

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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice by Kirsten Johnson | The National Audit Office has published their investigation into special educational needs support. Entitled “Support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in England“, it has revealed that more than four in five local authorities are overspending their high needs budget. A couple of months ago I sent a […]

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WALSALL PRINCE’S TRUST TEAM PROGRAMME

by danielbarker on 12 September, 2019

IF YOU KNOW OF A YOUNG PERSON AGED 16 – 25 WHO NEEDS EXTRA SUPPORT WITH CONFIDENCE AND ISN’T QUITE READY FOR MAINSTREAM COLLEGE. Looking for personal development opportunities and a chance to gain some qualifications? Team combines work placements, local community projects and a week-long action packed outdoor residential.  You’ll have the opportunity to make […]

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Elvis supporting St Giles Hospice (Walsall)

by danielbarker on 12 September, 2019

Organised by willenhallayewe Come and witness for yourself the amazing sounds and moves of Elvis with Gordon with his TCE Band & Singers Following Gordon winning the “2017 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artiste” competition on the Graceland Soundstage, Memphis in August which confirms him as the WORLD No.1 ETA, Gordon returns in 2019 with his ELVIS […]

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